Home » Posts tagged with » Westlicht Gallery

Revolutionary With a Camera

Revolutionary With a Camera

Alexander Rodchenko may not be a name you know, but his influence is ubiquitous. One of the leading figures of Russia’s cultural avant-garde on the eve of the Revolution and in the early Soviet era, Rodchenko was a trailblazer in photography and graphic design. A devoted supporter of the Bolshevik regime, he put his creative […]

Theory Meets Practice with Media Activism

Theory Meets Practice with Media Activism

  Media Activism is a series of events organised by the University of Vienna’s department of Theatre, Film and Media Studies. The events explore the relationship between media theory and media practice. How does contemporary media shape our world-view? How have technological advances changed the way modern media works? Once a year, protagonists and antagonists […]

World Press Photo: The Other Deadly Side of the Lens

World Press Photo: The Other Deadly Side of the Lens

For over a decade now the Westlicht Gallery has hosted the annual World Press Photo exhibition, offering viewers a reminder of the reality of the world where we live. However, it also reminds us of the costs photographers sometimes pay. This year’s crop zooms in on the familiar grim subjects of war, conflict, death and […]

Finding Beauty in Hardship

A review of the award-winning press photos from 2010 reveals a hard truth about visual news: Much of it is difficult to look at. Despair of those forgotten, atrocities of war, the heartbreak of personal loss characterize the images that hang in the Westlicht Gallery until Oct. 9. At first glance this world feels sinister, […]

Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » appearance » Widgets » and move a widget into Advertise Widget Zone